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Who is best?

Tatanga
1 (5.6%)
Wart
1 (5.6%)
Cackletta
1 (5.6%)
Fawful
3 (16.7%)
Smithy
0 (0%)
Dimentio
0 (0%)
Princess Shroob
1 (5.6%)
Kamek
4 (22.2%)
Antasma
0 (0%)
King Boo
3 (16.7%)
Wingo
0 (0%)
Sir Grodus
0 (0%)
Wario (don't know if it counts, but whatever)
1 (5.6%)
Other
3 (16.7%)

Total Members Voted: 18

Author Topic: Favorite bad guy that isn't Bowser  (Read 388 times)

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Favorite bad guy that isn't Bowser
« on: November 24, 2018, 07:21:26 PM »
Title. And before you ask, no. Paper Bowser doesn't count.


I'm not sure if I should put K. Rool and Captain Syrup because they're more Wario and DK bad guys than Mario bad guys.


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Re: Favorite bad guy that isn't Bowser
« Reply #1 on: November 24, 2018, 07:24:50 PM »
Kamek.  Antasma's close, though.

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Re: Favorite bad guy that isn't Bowser
« Reply #2 on: November 24, 2018, 08:10:18 PM »
Fawful would be my answer even if the poll did include Bowser. Dimentio's a very close second.


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Re: Favorite bad guy that isn't Bowser
« Reply #3 on: November 24, 2018, 08:14:52 PM »
I do like Fawful but I don't think he's even close to kicking Bowser's ass.

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Re: Favorite bad guy that isn't Bowser
« Reply #4 on: November 24, 2018, 11:22:16 PM »
Does Waluigi count? If so, then him.

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Re: Favorite bad guy that isn't Bowser
« Reply #5 on: November 24, 2018, 11:25:07 PM »
Kamek.

Though if we talk design, idk MAAAAYBE BoneChill cuts it, but sadly he was really underdevelopped, so eh.

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Re: Favorite bad guy that isn't Bowser
« Reply #6 on: November 25, 2018, 12:33:25 AM »
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Re: Favorite bad guy that isn't Bowser
« Reply #7 on: November 25, 2018, 12:45:41 AM »
I like Princess Shroob for her pure machine-like alien sociopathy.

King Boo is also pretty cool too.
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Re: Favorite bad guy that isn't Bowser
« Reply #8 on: November 25, 2018, 01:16:02 AM »
Maybe Bowser Jr.
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Re: Favorite bad guy that isn't Bowser
« Reply #9 on: November 25, 2018, 01:50:55 AM »
Bowser Jr and Bowser are two separate entities.

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Re: Favorite bad guy that isn't Bowser
« Reply #10 on: November 25, 2018, 01:59:04 AM »
Like, what I mean is because of the fact that he's Bowser's son and.......... Eh you know what, I'll just change this post right away!
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Re: Favorite bad guy that isn't Bowser
« Reply #11 on: November 25, 2018, 02:17:31 AM »
Bowser

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Re: Favorite bad guy that isn't Bowser
« Reply #12 on: November 25, 2018, 02:52:08 AM »
Most of these are one time RPG villains that never appear outside of one game, so let's rule all of them of the list.

That leaves Wart and Tatanga who both are also one time villains so we can rule them off.

Fawful hasn't made an appearance outside of the Mario & Luigi franchise, but he's still a possibility (just not a very likely one).

Wario hasn't been an antagonist in enough games so I don't consider him a true villain.

That leaves King K. Rool who isn't on the list and I give up.

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Re: Favorite bad guy that isn't Bowser
« Reply #13 on: November 25, 2018, 06:58:07 AM »
Wario

And if that don't count, King Boo.
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Re: Favorite bad guy that isn't Bowser
« Reply #14 on: November 25, 2018, 07:22:39 AM »
~ Fawful - I HAVE FURY, CHORTLES AND MUSTARD OF DOOOOOOOOM!

~ Antasma - He has a really cool design and boss theme, hope to see him in another Mario and Luigi title in the future.

~ Dimentio - Ah yes, The malevolent and flamboyant jester of the Court of Bleck. He's very cool.

~ Tatanga - Very underutilized villian IMO, kinda think he should've at the very least had a cameo in Partners in Time or the Galaxy games considering how unceremoniously he got demoted to regular boss status in Super Mario Land 2.

~ Wart - Much like Tatanga, I feel that it was a missed opportunity to not have him cameo or even appear as a secret boss in Dream Team. Could've drawn some interesting parallels between the Dream World and the Subcon.

(Edit: Also if we're counting villains from spin-off titles starring other characters in the Marioverse, then I also really like Count Cannoli from W:MoD. Shame we never got to fight him in his Silver Zephyr form...)

 
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Re: Favorite bad guy that isn't Bowser
« Reply #15 on: November 25, 2018, 07:35:20 AM »
It pleases me to see so many kamek votes :wario: .

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I mean he was only a bad guy in SML2 and then never again so idk.

~ Fawful - I HAVE FURY, CHORTLES AND MUSTARD OF DOOOOOOOOM!

~ Antasma - He has a really cool design and boss theme, hope to see him in another Mario and Luigi title in the future.

~ Dimentio - Ah yes, The malevolent and flamboyant jester of the Court of Bleck. He's very cool.

~ Tatanga - Very underutilized villian IMO, kinda think he should've at the very least had a cameo in Partners in Time or the Galaxy games considering how unceremoniously he got demoted to regular boss status in Super Mario Land 2.

~ Wart - Much like Tatanga, I feel that it was a missed opportunity to not have him cameo or even appear as a secret boss in Dream Team. Could've drawn some interesting parallels between the Dream World and the Subcon.

(Edit: Also if we're counting villains from spin-off titles starring other characters in the Marioverse, then I also really like Count Cannoli from W:MoD. Shame we never got to fight him in his Silver Zephyr form...)

 

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Re: Favorite bad guy that isn't Bowser
« Reply #16 on: November 25, 2018, 07:39:45 AM »
Saltman: Is happy that Kamek has lotsa votes.

Also Saltman: Puts a Wario smiley right next to that statement.

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Re: Favorite bad guy that isn't Bowser
« Reply #17 on: November 25, 2018, 07:40:33 AM »
Uhh you have multiple favorites? Try to choose a single one.

I did.

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I just listed some of my other favorites as well.

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Re: Favorite bad guy that isn't Bowser
« Reply #18 on: November 25, 2018, 07:43:06 AM »
Saltman: Is happy that Kamek has lotsa votes.

Also Saltman: Puts a Wario smiley right next to that statement.

There is no kamek smiley :dk2:

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Re: Favorite bad guy that isn't Bowser
« Reply #19 on: November 25, 2018, 11:42:03 AM »
I mean he was only a bad guy in SML2 and then never again so idk.

Well he's the badguy of Wario's Woods and Mario & Wario.

So that's at least 3.

Plus a lot of these badguys are one offs anyhow.
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